I have just started to write my first essay since high school. It is very intimidating to me because I do not make it a habit to write very often. I have started the journal, and it seems to help a little. I was wondering if you would please take a look at what I have written so far, and answer a few of the questions I have. I will put my questions at the bottom. I am required to write a descriptive essay about someone who has inspired me, and write about one way they have inspired me.
That prompt asks for a story that is so central to your identity that your application would be incomplete without it. Is your teacher that essential to the story of your life? If so, it fits. If not, look for another topic. It can be really tricky to write an essay about someone who has influenced you. Remember colleges aren’t considering admitting your teacher, they are considering admitting YOU. Make sure the essay is really about you.
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The best way to see if an idea will work for your essay is to just start writing! Sometimes it can be hard for students to write essays about something that happened a long time ago because they don’t recall enough rich details. But that is an individual thing and your experience may be different.